Unlocking opportunities for everyone

We’re a trusted network and world leader in digital payments, working to remove barriers and connect more people to the global economy. Our purpose is to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid.

3.9 B

Visa cards connecting people globally1

255 B

Total Transactions2

80 M+

Merchant locations around the world3

Transforming transactions

We see huge growth opportunities in the world of payments and are accelerating our efforts to convert $18 trillion in consumer spending from cash and cheques to digital payments.

Unlocking opportunities

Our network of networks approach creates opportunities to enable digital payments for consumers, businesses and governments around the world by facilitating P2P, B2C, B2B, B2b and G2C payments.

Supporting your business

Payments continue to evolve. Just like your business's needs. That's why Visa offers clients a suite of services that cover everything from fraud management and security to data products and consulting and analytics.


BankAmericard

1958

Bank of America launches BankAmericard, the first card with a “revolving credit” feature

Visa is born

1976

BankAmericard becomes Visa–a name that sounds the same in all languages

Meet Visa Inc.

2007

Visa forms a global corporation, while Visa Europe remains member-owned

Visa’s Lynne Biggar, Kelly Tullier, & a group of 10+ year employees joined by NYSE President Stacey Cunning to celebrate Visa’s 60 years of existence.